Grants

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Many state and federal programs offer funding assistance for local projects. Most grant programs are highly competitive and require grantees to “match” some portion or all of the funds awarded. Below is a list of grants secured by the Town since FY2016. This list is not meant to be an exhaustive inventory of grant awards, but rather a source of highlighted information for residents.  

Grant Program
Year  Awarded 
Funding Amount
Town Dept.
Project Description
Coastal Resilience Grant ProgramFY2017$51,504Public WorksPuritan Road flood mitigation and ecological resilience 
Coastal Resilience Grant ProgramFY2018$397,500Public WorksPuritan Road flood mitigation and ecological resilience 
Complete Streets Funding ProgramFY2017$386,645PlanningComplete Streets infrastructure improvements
Complete Streets Funding ProgramFY2016$46,088PlanningComplete Streets prioritization plan development
Community Compact Best Practices ProgramFY2016$5,000Mayor's OfficeEconomic development self-assessment 
Community Transit Grant ProgramFY20171 vehicleElder ServicesReplacement of aging shuttle bus for senior transportation
Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal ProgramFY2018$1,685,887 Public WorksFore River Avenue seawall reconstruction
Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal ProgramFY2017$150,000Public WorksDesign of Great Pond Dam repairs
Electric Vehicle Incentive ProgramFY2017$25,000Mayor's OfficeAcquisition of electric vehicles and charging station
First Responder Naloxone Grant IIFY2016$13,957PoliceSubstance use education and prevention 
First Responder Naloxone Grant IIIFY2017$4,187PoliceSubstance use education and prevention
Green Communities Designation and Grant ProgramFY2016$277,635PlanningMunicipal energy conservation measures 
Green Communities Competitive Grant ProgramFY2017$250,000Asset ManagementMunicipal energy conservation measures 

Healthy Summer Youth Jobs Grant Program

FY2018$770RecreationStaff positions for farmers market programs
Library Services and Technology Act Innovative (LSTA) GrantFY2017$21,375LibrariesAll Aboard, Greenbush!: One Train, One Book
Massachusetts Public Library Construction ProgramFY2018
$12,085,184
LibrariesConstruction of a new main public library
MassWorks Infrastructure Program
FY2017
$1,601,000
Planning
Smelt Brook daylighting
Municipal Small Bridge ProgramFY2017$500,000Public WorksReplacement of Commercial Street Bridge
Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) ProgramFY2018$129,557Public WorksRedesign of Fort Point Road coastal infrastructure
Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) ProgramFY2017$25,000PlanningClimate-change vulnerability assessment and planning
Parkland Acquisition and Renovations for Communities (PARC) ProgramFY2017$400,000PlanningDevelopment of King Oak Hill Park
Rapid LED Streetlight Conversion ProgramFY2018$249,382Asset ManagementConversion of streetlights to LED technology
Seaport Economic Council Capital Grant ProgramFY2017$184,000PlanningDesign and permitting of North Weymouth beach connection
SMRP Recycling Dividends ProgramFY2018$31,500Public WorksRecycling programs
SMRP Recycling Dividends ProgramFY2017$26,000Public WorksRecycling programs
Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) and Senior SAFE ProgramsFY2017$10,139FireFire and life safety education programs
Youth Opioid Prevention Grant ProgramFY2017$13,240PoliceD.A.R.E. program in middle schools